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McCown, Josephine H., miscellaneous , 1952 - 2022

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 22

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Invitation to Johnston-Willis Hospital School of Nursing graduation, May 16, 1952, including photocopy of photo as RN in 1952. Includes Miss Josephine Hotinger, R.N. pin worn at first job at the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital. Whiteside Radio Service, Lexington, VA receipt to Josephine Hotinger for purchase of a TV set, etc..

Includes Mrs. Josephine H. McCown, R.N. pin worn at the Stonewall Jackson Hospital, 1959-1971, along with hospital mask.

Also includes miscellaneous documents, 1975, 1979, 2003 and 1970 American Red Cross Nursing Program card, and American Red Cross volunteer identification pin, worn while volunteering ath local bloodmobiles, after retiring in 1992. Also her American National Red Cross Nurse pin.

File also includes photo of Josephine as W&L Student Health Head Nurse and W&L indentification pin worn as Head Nurse, biographical information written at her retirement from Washington and Lee University as head nurse of infirmary, 1992; as well as an article from the News-Gazette, entitled, "W&L Honors Employees At Banquet". Also included an ink pen, marked Josephine H. McCown, R.N., Head Nurse, Washington and Lee University.

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Included are two postcards from cousin Richard Marshall of Urbanna, Virginia, while in Paris, 1951, to Josephine, and the other to his grandmother, Susan Rader Hotinger (Mrs. Rice), 1952, while in Rome. Also a letter from Richard Marshall to Josephine, March 24, 1952.

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Includes photo of Josephine as a little girl, ca.1930.

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Copy of Josephine's obituary from the News-Gazette, September 7, 2022. She passed away on August 31, 2022. Also included are her September 10 funeral service programs done by New Monmouth Church and Harrison's Funeral Home. Included is a letter of condolences from W&L President William C. Dudley, September 12, 2022 and Carol Calkins, a nurse coworker at W&L, September 2022.


  • Creation: 1952 - 2022


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Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA